WCC Announces Basketball Television Package

Sept. 27, 2001

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Commissioner Michael Gilleran announced today that the West Coast Conference, in conjunction with Fox Sports Net, will televise 10 regular-season WCC menıs and womenıs basketball games during the 2001-2002 season. The Fox Sports TV schedule combined with the conferenceıs ESPN and syndicated television packages completes the WCCıs largest TV package in league history.

The West Coast Conference, now entering its 50th year of competition, will be featured in all five of its markets as games will appear on a combination of Fox Sports Northwest, Fox Sports Bay Area, Fox Sports West and Fox Sports West2.

The WCC will kick-off its menıs basketball telecasts with Fox Sports Net on Friday, January 11, 2002 as the Santa Clara Broncos visit the Gonzaga Bulldogs in a rematch of the 2001 Menıs Basketball Tournament final. The Broncos were the only conference team to down the Zags last season, but have not beaten the Bulldogs in Spokane since 1996.

The first womenıs basketball telecast takes place February 2, 2002 in Los Angeles as Peppperdine travels down the coast to Loyola Marymount. The game is the first of a doubleheader on Fox Sports West2, with the Pepperdine and LMU menıs basketball teams taking the floor in game two.

The second game featured on the womenıs schedule features 2000-01 WCC Co-champions, Saint Maryıs and Santa Clara, going head-to-head on February 9, 2002 on Fox Sports Bay Area.

West Coast Conference 2001-2002 Fox Sports TV Schedule

Friday, January 11, 2002Santa Clara at Gonzaga(M)7:30pm Fox Sports NW, Fox Sports BA
Saturday, January 26, 2002 Loyola Marymount at Santa Clara(M) 3:00pm Fox Sports BA, Fox Sports West2
Saturday, January 26, 2002 Pepperdine at San Diego(M) 7:00pm Fox Sports West
Wednesday, January 30, 2002 Portland at Gonzaga(M) 7:30pm Fox Sports NW
Saturday, February 2, 2002 Pepperdine at Loyola Marymount (W) 2:30pm Fox Sports West2
Saturday, February 2, 2002 Pepperdine at Loyola Marymount (M) 5:00pm Fox Sports West2
Saturday, February 9, 2002 Gonzaga at San Diego (M) 7:00pm Fox Sports NW, Fox Sports West
Saturday, February 9, 2002 Saint Maryıs at Pepperdine(M) 3:00pm Fox Sports BA, Fox Sports West2
Saturday, February 16, 2002 Santa Clara at Saint Maryıs (W) 3:00pm Fox Sports BA
Friday, February 22, 2002 Gonzaga at San Francisco (M) 7:30pm Fox Sports NW, Fox Sports BA